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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Tiny the Giraffe

Tiny the Giraffe brought cheer and joy to Poets of all ages during his memorable appearance at Spring Fest Carnival hosted by the ASWC Program Board, an effect that did not go unnoticed by the College's administration and student leaders. As a... More

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Ivannia Soto Hinman

Whittier College has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the California Community Foundation (CCF) to assist Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto Hinman with the launch of the Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Nominations packets are now available for LEAP's 2014-2015 Student Organization Awards, which recognizes excellence in Whittier College student leadership, programming, and co-curricular life. This year, nine awards in total will be presented... More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, Commencement Speaker

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at Whittier College’s 112th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. The celebration will take place at Memorial Stadium on the Whittier College campus. During the event,... More

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Tony Barnstone, Whittier College, Professor of English

Professor of English Tony Barnstone has been awarded a 2015 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his study The Religion of Science and the Religion of Art: William Carlos Williams and the Machine Age Modernists.... More

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Panel of entrepreneurs

The rise of entrepreneurs is built upon a person’s talents, strengths, and interests that can ultimately transform into an innovative and corporate philanthropy. Whittier College entrepreneurs RJ Tolson ’15, Joshua Cohen ’18, and alumnus Alex... More

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Associate Professor of Anthropology Ann M. Kakaliouras has received an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship entitled "Thinking the Humanities in the 21st Century" at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University for the 2015-2016... More

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Mike McBride, Whittier College, Political Science

Professor of Political Science Mike McBride has been a consultant for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1993, works on projects for the organization, and serves as a member of UNHCR's secretariat during... More

Monday, March 16, 2015

Whittier College is the new home of Flukes, a cast bronze sculpture by Gordon Lund L.H.D. ’93 depicting the graceful sway of a pilot whale’s tail. The sculpture, a gift from the Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation, arrived in November and was... More

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Cinzia Fissore, Whittier College, Professor

​Cinzia Fissore, professor of biology and environmental science participated in the The Institute for Science in Global Policy's program "Does My Ecological Footprint Make a Difference in L.A.?" The program included other speakers who discussed... More